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Cane Brake - Saluda, SC
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni
N 34° 00.722 W 081° 45.147
17S E 430521 N 3763745
Quick Description: Located on US 378 at N. Bouknight Ferry Rd (707 Columbia Highway). In front of the left corner of Saluda Motor Sales.
Location: South Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 9/28/2014 3:42:28 PM
Waymark Code: WMMJHR
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member MountainWoods
Views: 2

Long Description:

Cane Brake

1050-acre plantation belonging to Thomas Green Clemson, 1842-1851.  Clemson Charge d’Affairs to Belgium, 1844-1851, and founder of Clemson University, lived at Cane Brake from January to July 1844.  In his absence Col. Francis Pickins and Sen. John C. Calhoun often visited Cane Brake and attended to its business.

Erected Aug . 18, 1990

Sponsored by

Saluda County Historical Society

Marker Name: Cane Brake

Marker Location: Roadside

Type of Marker: Person

County: Saluda

Marker number: Not listed

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